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Category Archives: Job Search Tips

Tell Your Story and Push Past Networking Anxiety

Anyone who knows me well enough can tell you about my very real aversion to most conventions, among them, the traditional networking event. Something about the prospect of going into a room full of strangers— not necessarily to have fun per se— but … Read More…

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6 Ways You are Just Killing your Resume

Most HBCU students and new HBCU alumni don’t really know that the better the economy is the more competition there is to land really good interviews for their dream position. One reason is that Millennials are willing do a little bit of job … Read More…

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How to Make Sure People Read Your LinkedIn Profile

Don’t you just love micro-learning? I love these quick video lessons.  They are an awesome tool to get a bunch of information across in a very quick and compact way.  This video from Business Insider does just that.  Recruiter Donna Serdula shares 5 … Read More…

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Why Informational Interviews are so POWERFUL!

We are almost at that time of year when millions of new college grads will walk across the stage without a plan for next steps.  The AfterCollege.com survey for 2014 college graduates showed that 80% graduatedwith no job or career lined up. The … Read More…

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The Secret to Getting that First Job

Every year another group of anxious, yet excited, graduates get ready to receive to walk the stage and hold those diplomas high. Some of these grads will be wise and visit their campus career centers early to get a jump start on the job … Read More…

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A Good Employment Reference Brings Value

Value of a good employment reference! Everyone knows the value of a good employment reference to help you stand out in a job search. Lining up a good employment reference is a key part of an effective job search and you want to … Read More…

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